NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson predicts every game between northwest football teams covered by NWSB. The Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies, Oregon State Beavers, and Washington State Cougars all have a few things in common; they are all part of the Pac-12 conference, they each occupy a spot in the listed conference’s North Division, and all four compete for northwest bragging rights year-in and year-out in a wide variety of sports.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson discusses the odds of the recently released Pac 12 odds and handicapping. Speaking of titles and championships, this article outlines the odds that were released of each team winning the Pac 12 and winning their respective Pac 12 division in 2012. Chris focuses primarily on the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington Huskies, and the Washington State Cougars.
NWSB Insider — keeps us up to date with how the Pac-12 teams in the Pacific Northwest will be starting their seasons off. The Washington Huskies will have the toughest test against LSU, but Oregon needs to be wary of Arkansas St. who could surprise them after NFL draft casualties. Washington St. plays good teams with UNLV and BYU. Keith Price, De’Anthony Thomas, Jeff Tuel, Sean Mannion your front and center.
NWSB Insider & Managing Editor “Q” tells us college football is also getting ready to get into their spring practices and four Pac 12 programs are looking ahead to the regular season, which kicks off in September. The Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington St. Cougars, and Washington Huskies will all return competitive teams in the 2012 Pac 12 season.
NWSB Pac 12 Insider Jason Green weighs in with a short piece detailing the Pac 12 football players from the Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies and Oregon State Beavers that have been invited to Indianapolis Indiana for the 2012 NFL Combine. LaMichael James, Chris Polk, Darron Thomas, Cliff Harris, Senio Kelemete, James Rodgers, Jermaine Kearse are some of the names.
College football blogger Q reports the Pac 12 released their 2012 College football schedule today. It starts on Thursday Aug. 30 with Northern Colorado visiting Utah. It end Nov. 30 with the second Pac-12 championship game. The new Pac 12 schedule will have 8 Thursday and Friday dates. Including Stanford at Washington on Sept. 27.
Just hitting the newswire from ESPN LA twitter. Jim L. Mora the former Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks head coach will be named the next head coach of the UCLA Bruins football team. His last NFL job was as the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2009. Before that he coached the Atlanta Falcons.
Northwest sports blogger Jason Green reports on the news that Seattle native and former Skyline High School star QB Jake Heaps has recently announced he will transfer from BYU. Now that Heaps is transferring the next question is where will he go? The WSU Cougars may be high on Connor Halliday, but Mike Leach might like Jake Heaps on the roster too.